International Journal of Event and Festival Management: Volume 13 Issue 1


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Towards a conceptual definition of intangible Olympic legacy

Vassil Girginov, Holger Preuss

Intangible legacy encapsulates the essence of Olympism and its manifestation, the Olympic Games. Despite significant interest in the capacity of the Olympics to produce notable…


Image, eventscape, satisfaction and loyalty: a case study of a wine tourism event

Olga Goncalves, Raquel Camprubí, Cendrine Fons, Bernardin Solonandrasana

Eventscape is widely recognised as having played an important role in the image of wine events; however, research on this topic is scarce, with only a few studies examining the…

What is in it for me? Perceived benefits and costs on the support of a sporting event

Cindy Lee, Hyejin Bang, Doyeon Won, Lei Chen

This study investigated the influence of residents' perceived benefits and costs of hosting an international sporting event (i.e. 2019 Military World Games) on their attitudes and…

“It's not just parties, it's so much more”: student perceptions of the credibility of UK events management degrees

Thomas Fletcher, Neil Ormerod, Katherine Dashper, James Musgrave, Andrew Bradley, Alan Marvell

This article explores (1) student perceptions and understanding of Events Management; (2) how Events Management is positioned by different UK Higher Education providers through…

Motivations for participation in active sports tourism: a cross-national study

Sita Mishra, Gunjan Malhotra, Maria Johann, Shalini Rahul Tiwari

Sports tourism has gained much attention in recent decades due to its socio-economic and environmental impact on destinations. This study at first examines travel motives that…

The Rock in Rio extraordinary consumer experience journey: a value-based approach

Aline Höpner, Stefânia Ordovás de Almeida, Vinícius Sittoni Brasil

This study aims to propose a framework for understanding the construction of extraordinary consumer experiences in events from a multidimensional and longitudinal value…

The role of academic conferences in the [re]production of gender inequality in business disciplines: not just a STEM problem

Trudie Walters, Najmeh Hassanli, Wiebke Finkler

In this paper the authors seek to understand how academic conferences [re]produce deeply embedded gendered patterns of interaction and informal norms within the business…

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